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Gowoon Lee

Lives and works in Düsseldorf, Germany

Overview

Working on mass media and traditional painting, Gowoon Lee's artistic practice uncovers the foundational elements of violence, inebriation, and gender-specific clichés prevalent in children's animations. Lee delves into the cultural industry's fetishization of innocence, evidenced in iconic animations like Casper the Friendly Ghost, Tom & Jerry, and Mickey Mouse. Frames from television series that Lee consumed during her childhood are extracted precisely at moments of cognizance. Lee estranges t...Read more